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|Date of depopulation||May 5, 1948|
|Cause(s) of depopulation||Influence of nearby town's fall|
A school, founded in 1889 during the Ottoman period, was located in the village, but was closed during the British Mandate period.
In 1945 the village had a population of 290.
Today, a civilian explosives factory is located on the site.
- Morris, 2004, p.xviii village #161. Also gives cause of depopulation.
- "תעשיות חרושת חומרי נפץ - היסטוריה" [Explosives industries - History]. Retrieved 30 November 2010.
- Conder, Claude Reignier and H.H. Kitchener (1881): The Survey of Western Palestine: memoirs of the topography, orography, hydrography, and archaeology. London:Committee of the Palestine Exploration Fund. vol 2 (p.41)
- Hadawi, Sami (1970). "Village Statistics of 1945: A Classification of Land and Area ownership in Palestine". Palestine Liberation Organization Research Center
- Khalidi, Walid (1992). All That Remains: The Palestinian Villages Occupied and Depopulated by Israel in 1948. Washington D.C.: Institute for Palestine Studies. ISBN 0-88728-224-5
- Benny Morris (2004). The birth of the Palestinian refugee problem revisited. Cambridge University Press. ISBN 978-0-521-00967-6. Retrieved 30 November 2010.
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